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                                                TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    INTRODUCTION                                                                            xi
    BONY FISHES
      TECHNICAL TERMS                                                                       1
        Families
          Megalopidae - Tarpons                                                             3
          Albulidae - Bonefishes                                                            3
          Elopidae - Tenpounders                                                            3
          Clupeidae - Sardinellas, sardines, herrings, shads, pellonas                      4
          Engraulidae - Anchovies, thryssas                                               11
          Chirocentridae - Wolf-herrings                                                   14
          Muraenidae - Morays                                                              15
          Muraenesocidae - Pike congers                                                    16
          Congridae - Congers                                                              17
          Ariidae - Sea catfishes                                                          18
          Plotosidae - Eel catfishes                                                       22
          Chanidae - Milkfishes                                                            23
          Synodontidae - Lizardfishes                                                      23
          Harpadontidae - Bombay ducks                                                     24
          Bregmacerotidae - Codlets                                                        25
          Exocoetidae - Flyingfishes                                                       25
          Hemiramphidae - Halfbeaks                                                        26
          Belonidae - Needlefishes                                                         27
          Holocentridae - Squirrelfishes, soldierfishes                                    28
          Fistulariidae - Cornetfishes                                                     28
          Scorpaenidae - Scorpionfishes, stingfishes, etc                                  29
          Triglidae - Gurnards                                                             29
          Platycephalidae - Flatheads                                                      30
          Centropomidae - Barramundis                                                      31
          Serranidae - Groupers, seabasses, rockcods, etc                                  31
          Teraponidae - Terapon perches, terapons                                          36
          Sillaginidae - Sillagos                                                          37
          Lactariidae - False trevallies                                                   38
          Rachycentridae - Cobias                                                          38
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          Echeneididae - Sharksuckers
          Carangidae - Jacks, trevallies, scads, runners, etc
                                                                                           53
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          Coryphaenidae - Dolphinfishes
          Menidae - Moonfishes
          Leiognathidae - Ponyfishes, toothponies                                          54
          Gerreidae - Silver-biddies                                                       57
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          Lutjanidae - Jobfishes, snappers
          Nemipteridae - Threadfin breams, monocle breams
          Lobotidae - Tripletails                                                          67
          Haemulidae (Pomadasyidae) - Sweetlips, rubberlips, hotlips, grunters, piggies    68
          Lethrinidae - Emperors, pig-face breams, large-eye breams                        73
          Sparidae - Seabreams, soldierbreams                                              74
          Sciaenidae - Croakers, drums, etc                                                78
          Mullidae - Goatfishes                                                            86
          Ephippidae - Spadefishes                                                         89
          Drepanidae - Sicklefishes                                                        89
          Platacidae - Batfishes                                                           89
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          Scatophagidae - Scats

                                                                                           90
          Pomacanthidae - Angelfishes

                                                                                           91
          Pomacentridae - Damselfishes

                                                                                           95
          Mugilidae - Mullets
          Sphyraenidae - Barracudas
                                                                                           97
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          Polynemidae - Threadfins

                                                                                           98
           Labridae - Wrasses
           Scaridae - Parrotfishes
                                                                                           99
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           Siganidae - Spinefoots, rabbitfishes
           Scombridae - Albacores, bonitos, kawakawas, mackerels, etc
           Trichiuridae - Hairtails                                                       104
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           Istiophoridae - Sailfishes, marlins

                                                                                          107
           Xiphiidae - Swordfishes

                                                                                           108
           Stromateidae - Silver pomfrets

                                                                                          109
           Nomeidae - Driftfishes

                                                                                          109
           Ariommidae - Ariommas

                                                                                          109
           Psettodidae - Spiny turbots
           Bothidae - Lefteye flounders
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      Soleidae - Soles
                                                                   115
      Cynoglossidae - Tonguesoles
                                                                   115
      Balistidae - Triggerfishes
                                                                   115
      Monacanthidae - Leatherjackets
                                                                   116
      Tetraodontidae - Pufferfishes
      Triacanthidae - Tripodfishes


                                                                    117
SHARKS
  TECHNICAL TERMS
                                                                    118
    Families
                                                                    119
      Alopiidae - Thresher sharks

                                                                    124
      Carcharhinidae - Requiem sharks

                                                                    125
      Ginglymostomatidae - Nurse sharks

                                                                    125
      Hemigaleidae - Snaggletooth sharks

                                                                    126
      Hemiscylliidae - Carpetsharks

                                                                    126
      Lamnidae - Makos

                                                                    127
      Odontaspididae - Tigersharks

                                                                    127
      Rhiniodontidae - Whalesharks

                                                                    127
      Scyliorhinidae - Catsharks

                                                                    129
      Sphyrnidae - Hammerheads

                                                                    129
      Stegostomatidae - Zebra sharks
      Triakidae - Topes


                                                                    131
BATOID FISHES
  TECHNICAL TERMS

                                                                    132
    Families

                                                                    135
      Dasyatidae - Stingrays, whiprays

                                                                    135
      Gymnuridae - Butterfly rays

                                                                    136
      Mobulidae - Devilrays, mantas

                                                                    138
      Myliobatidae - Eaglerays

                                                                    138
      Narcinidae - Electric rays

                                                                    139
      Narkidae - Numbrays

                                                                    139
      Pristidae - Sawfishes

                                                                    140
      Rajidae - Skates

                                                                    141
      Rhinobatidae - Guitarfishes

                                                                    141
      Rhinopteridae - Cownose rays

                                                                    142
      Rhynchobatidae - Wedgefishes
      Torpedinidae - Electric rays


                                                                    143
LOBSTERS
  TECHNICAL TERMS

                                                                    144
    Families

                                                                    146
      Palinuridae - Spiny lobsters
      Scyllaridae - Locust lobsters


                                                                     147
SHRIMPS AND PRAWNS
  TECHNICAL TERMS
    Families
                                                                     148
                                                                     155
      Penaeidae - Penaeid shrimps, penaeid prawns
      Solenoceridae - Mud shrimps


TRUE CRABS
  TECHNICAL TERMS                                                    157
    Families
      Portunidae - Coral crabs, swimming crabs                       158
      Calappidae - Box crabs                                         159


                                                                     161
CEPHALOPODS
  TECHNICAL TERMS
    Families
      Loliginidae - Squids                                           163
      Octopodidae - Octopuses                                        164
      Sepiidae - Cuttlefishes                                        167

INDEX OF SCIENTIFIC AND VERNACULAR NAMES                             169

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